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ECON6912: Topics in Empirical Macroeconomics

This unit is designed to provide an understanding of selected topics of current academic research in the area of advanced empirical macroeconomics. The unit consists of two parts; we will develop tools and review basic macro models and apply these tools and models to actual macro data.

Code ECON6912
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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(ECON6001 or ECON6701) and (ECON6002 or ECON6702) and (ECON6003 or ECON6703) and (ECMT6002 or ECMT6702)
Corequisites:
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ECON6903
Prohibitions:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate an understanding of the basic theories of macroeconomics
  • LO2. analyse and interpret economic information from diverse sources using economic and econometric models
  • LO3. select and utilise relevant techniques and principles to analyse economic events
  • LO4. compile and present relevant economic information to decision makers using appropriate data management and IT tools.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.